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In 2009 Nursing Times revealed that poor observation practice was putting patients’ lives at risk.
We found nurses around the country were concerned about the quality of observation on their wards, with many warning low staffing levels, insufficient training and increased use of technology were contributing to failures to identify deteriorating patients.
Has anything changed? What is the current state of patient observation on your ward? Nursing Times is reinvestigating this essential area of care.